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July 23, 2012

Charles Branas of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for a study about the effect of urban farming in high-crime areas.

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When the Villain Wins: Kids Face Trauma After Batman Shootings

July 20, 2012

David Yusko of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the psychological effects on children directly affected by the Aurora movie-theater shootings.

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Serious Side Effects More Likely in New Cancer Drugs

July 19, 2012

Susan Ellenberg of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a study about newer cancer drugs.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Job Stress Could Raise Women’s Heart Attack Risk by 70 Percent

July 20, 2012

Helen Glassberg of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a study about the impact of stressful jobs on the heart health of women.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

Sepsis: How Doctors Miss Signs of Dangerous Infection

July 20, 2012

David Gaieski of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about warning signs of sepsis.

Article Source: ABC News
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Media Contact:Kim Menard | Kim.Menard@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-200-2312July 19, 2012

Penn Study: Anti-Tau Drug Improves Cognition, Decreases Tau Tangles in Alzheimer's Disease Models

While clinical trial results are being released regarding drugs intended to decrease amyloid production - thought to contribute to decline in Alzheimer's disease - clinical trials of drugs targeting other disease proteins, such as tau, are in their initial phases.

Sepsis: Blood Poisoning Kills Thousands, but No Drugs to Help

July 18, 2012

Cliff Deutschman of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about treating blood poisoning.

Article Source: ABC News

Heat and Medication: A Recipe for Disaster

July 18, 2012

Mariell Jessup of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the impact excessive heat and medication have on people.

Article Source: Philly.com

Gym Class Cut Leads to Deadly Sepsis in Boy, 12

July 18, 2012

David Gaieski of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on sepsis and speed of treatment.

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New Diet Drug Helps Patients Lose About 10% of Weight

July 18, 2012

Thomas Wadden of the Perelman School of Medicine says, "Dieters should expect as much from themselves as they do from medications."

Article Source: USA Today